HTI Buying Group is changing things up for 2019 and has announced its new plans surrounding the International Home + Housewares Show, to be held in Chicago from March 2 to March 5.
The annual meeting the day before the show will instead be a breakfast on March 2, prior to the opening of the show. The agenda is as follows:
7 a.m. to 7:30 a.m.: Breakfast and registration
7:30 a.m. to 7:45 a.m.: Welcome presentation by KC Lapiana, president, HTI Buying Group
7:45 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.: Vendor meet and greet
9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.: Member discussion/open forum
The location will be in McCormick Place rooms 402A and 402B. The event is RSVP-only for HTI members and HTI vendors should contact the group for participation.
The group will also hold its scouting report at the close of the show every day.